today: georgia – cold

it’s the screams,white massage parlor wallspainted with spatters of red – pop, pop, pop – black hair matted against cold forehead – how long as it been – pain, it’s the pain, burning ice-cold, ice-hot,eyes forever closed, lost to the gates of heaven – or is it hell here? where Americansattack their own? have weContinue reading “today: georgia – cold”

blink of an eye

fleeting second.kaleidoscope of noise and colorcut out in a blink of an eyeblurred together –faces and voices and dreams,from the lonely moondangling in the night sky from a stringpulled up by the dropping weightof the vivid loud sun- seesaw, day and night.blink of an eye –tomorrow is yesterday,yesterday is the past,today is the future. closeContinue reading “blink of an eye”

Living in the Moment: Tips and Tricks

Too often we find ourselves living in the past or the future. About at least ten times a day, I am reminiscing about the past, thinking about what I could do better. About at least three hours a day, I am preparing for the future, working on the SAT and striving to make myself moreContinue reading “Living in the Moment: Tips and Tricks”

New Beginnings

No matter how hard the past is, you can always begin again. Buddha I have done some bad things in the past. They don’t seem that significant, but in those days, they did. I spent hours agonizing over then, and, every now and then, the impact of what I did still hits me in theContinue reading “New Beginnings”

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